25 Cozy And Inviting Guest Bedroom Decorating Ideas You Need To See

cozy and inviting guest bedroom decorating ideas

Welcoming guests into your home is always a pleasure, and creating a warm and inviting bedroom for them to stay adds an extra touch of hospitality. Whether you have a dedicated guest room or a multifunctional space, decorating it with coziness in mind can make your visitors feel right at home.

From soft bedding to thoughtful decor, we have gathered together a collection of fabulous guest bedroom decorating ideas that will ensure your guests have a comfortable and memorable stay. Underneath each of the images, you will find further resource details to help you copy these spaces in your own home, along with the links to the designers. Enjoy!

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1. Layered Textures.

cozy guest bedroom with shiplap walls

This cozy retreat features layered textures that are absolutely divine. The beautiful bedding was sourced from Pottery Barn. The reading/wall sconces are from Hudson Valley Lighting Group. The custom window treatments are by Hemme Custom. (via Ashley Montgomery Design)

2. Add Plants Or Fresh Flowers.

bedroom with a canopy bed, a vaulted ceiling and wood beams and wood floors

This dreamy bedroom offers plenty of warmth thanks to wood beams on the ceiling and wood floors. An area rug adds texture and helps to ground the space. Be sure to add some fresh flowers and plants in the room to elevate the environment and help your guests feel connected with nature. The hanging pendant lights are the 16″ Conical Drum Pendant from Rejuvenation. The chandelier is the Farlane 2-Tier Chandelier by Thomas O’Brien for Visual Comfort Co. See the rest of this gorgeous home here: Dream House Tour: Tudor style home in Utah with a stunning modern twist. (via Millhaven Homes)

3. Give It A Reading Nook.

coastal-inspired guest bedroom with a bay window and an ocean view

A retreat nestled in the dunes of Kiawah Island, South Carolina features this inviting guest bedroom. This space features vertical paneling and a bay window seat framing views of the Atlantic Ocean and a moment for respite and relaxation with nods to natural textures, neutrals, and touches of blues. The bench cushion was custom fabricated in a Sahara textile in Tinariwen from Zak+Fox. The Kiwi Fan in Patina Iron is from the Woolen Mill Fan Company. See the rest of this stunning home tour: Tour this gorgeous beach house retreat nestled on Kiawah Island. (via Robert A.M. Stern Architects)

4. A Sleeping Loft.

cozy guest cottage sleeping loft

A cozy guest cottage sleeping loft feels connected with nature — bringing in textures and pairing them with touches of color through the fabrics, like an antique Turkish suzani, a striped chair, and painted furniture in shades of blue. Casual, warm, and refined for this retreat in the Great Smoky Mountains. The bed was sourced from Rose Tarlow Melrose House, while the wall sconces are from Vaughan Designs. The side table is from Bungalow Classic and the desk chair is from The Nicholson Gallery. (via D. Stanley Dixon Architect)

5. A Serene Color Scheme.

cozy guest room with roof angles, wallpaper, and a bed nook

This sweet guest room features unique roof angles, beautiful wallpaper by artist Carleigh Courey, and a cozy bed nook. The lamp, wall sconce, and area rug were all sourced from Stoffer Home. (via Jean Stoffer Design)

6. Introduce A Sitting Area. 

cozy bedroom with a warm color palette and a gold chandelier

This gorgeous guest bedroom features cozy textures and a warm color palette. The chaise lounge provides the ultimate spot to curl up with a good book in front of the sunlit window. The chandelier is the Arteriors Home Florko Chandelier Gold Leaf. Grounding this space is the Billie BIL-06 Tobacco / Rust area rug designed by Loloi Rugs in collaboration with Amber Interiors. (via Amber Interiors)

7. Fresh Cut Flowers.

cape cod style bedroom with French doors leading to a deck

Brighten up the guest bedroom with fresh flowers or greenery to add a pop of color and a touch of nature to the space. Place a small vase of flowers on the bedside table or dresser for a welcoming touch. The bedding is from Boll & Branch. The valances were custom-made for the windows (with roller shades underneath). A mid-weight linen is overlayed with a cotton open weave for a little texture. (via Old Silver Shed)

8. Convert a Nook.

rustic bedroom nook with sliding barn doors

If you lack a dedicated guest bedroom, consider utilizing another room in the house by creating a cozy nook. This alcove, spacious enough to double as a guest bunk, features drawers beneath the cushion for added storage. It serves as more than just a reading nook or a piece of furniture; it’s a versatile space for both relaxation and accommodating guests. (via Miller-Roodell Architects)

9. Transform The Attic.

attic guest bedroom wit a large window

If all the rooms in your home are occupied or you simply require an additional guest bedroom, consider utilizing your attic space. If the ceilings are low or sloped, opt for low-to-the-ground furnishings and light decor to enhance the space. (via Ashley Montgomery Design)

10. Bring In The Moody Vibes.

guest bedroom with earth tones

This guest room features warm accents and layers of texture, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Consider adding touches of gold, brass, or copper in the form of picture frames, lamps, or decorative objects. The bed was sourced from Shoppe Amber Interiors. (via Amber Interiors)

11. Double the Fun With Twin Beds.

beach-style guest bedroom with built-in beds and a vaulted ceiling

You can’t go wrong with twin beds featuring built-in beds with coastal-inspired bedding. A vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, wood walls, and floors adds plenty of warmth to this space. (via Rosenberg + Gibson Design)

12. Nature-Inspired Color Palette.

small guest bedroom with a nature-inspired color palette

This small and inviting guest bedroom was designed with the outside garden in mind. A color palette of blue, green, and yellow adds a refreshing touch of nature to the room, while a large window frames views of the lush garden, creating a tranquil atmosphere. Fun soft patterns and a beautiful custom painting pull it all together. The wall paint color is Sprout SW 6427 — Sherwin Williams. (via Marker Girl Home)

13. Don’t Forget a Mirror.

farmhouse style guest bedroom with a full-length custom mirror

Hang a full-length mirror in the bedroom, for your guests’ convenience. They will appreciate having easy access to a mirror when living out of a suitcase. Additionally, the mirror will visually expand the space, enhancing the feeling of openness in a compact guest bedroom. The custom mirror is made from reclaimed oak. The bed was sourced from Restoration Hardware. The stool is from Woodsport. See the rest of this incredible home: Ultra chic farmhouse style dwelling in the village of Sag Harbor. (via Timothy Godbold)

14. Make It An Office/Guest Room Combo.

farmhouse style home office and guest bedroom

This home office/ guest bedroom features custom built-ins, a Murphy bed, and a desk. A custom walnut headboard and oak shelves provide the finishing touch. The tan-colored chair was sourced from Villa & House. The office/bedroom is 16.5 X 12.5. (via Jula Cole Design)

15. Chic Farmhouse Style.

farmhouse style bedroom with shiplap walls and iron frame beds

This charming South Carolina bedroom exudes a farmhouse ambiance with its shiplap walls and antique-style bed frames. (via Crescent Homes)

16. Breakfast In Bed.

transitional style bedroom with a chaise lounge and gray painted walls

A round metal tray table adds a touch of sophistication, positioned in front of a chaise lounge at the foot of the bed. Offering guests breakfast in bed elevates your hosting game while providing a designated seating area reduces the risk of spills on the bedding. (via Arena Construction)

17. Dreamy Book Nook.

guest bedroom with a Murphy bed and custom built-in book shelves painted blue

Offer your guests reading material in case they’ve forgotten to bring their own. Stacking floating shelves or a built-in bookshelf filled with books adds a more homey and personal touch to the guest bedroom. The custom-made bookshelves are painted in Van Deusen Blue HC-156 – Benjamin Moore. (via Lucy Interior Design)

18. Inspirational Artwork.

traditional style guest bedroom with a serene color palette

Hang personalized artwork or framed quotes on the wall to give the space character and make it feel like home without taking up valuable surface space. Select pieces that resonate with themes of relaxation, and comfort to create a serene and welcoming environment for your guests to enjoy during their stay. The wall art is one-of-a-kind pieces used for this project. The serene wall paint color is Healing Aloe 1562 – Benjamin Moore. (via Phoebe Howard)

19. En-Suite Guest Bathroom.

modern rustic guest bedroom with a craftsman style barn door leading into the bathroom

Arranging a guest bedroom with convenient access to a bathroom is a smart move, even if it doesn’t include an en-suite bathroom. In this rustic bedroom, a sliding barn door provides a fabulous space-saver, leading into a bathroom. Rain glass was used in the craftsman-style barn door to give it a contemporary feel, yet provide both light and privacy in the bathroom. The greige color palette and bold artwork make this space pop. (via Modern Rustic Homes)

20. Add A Cozy Workspace.

cozy guest bedroom with wallpaper and a desk with a chair

Create a designated workspace if you have the room. Mimic the setup of a hotel room by providing your guests with a small, in-room work area. All it takes is a side chair, desk or console, and a table lamp. The statement-making wallpaper is by Morris & Co. (via Heidi Caillier Design)

21. Add Personal Touches.

transitional style bedroom with an applied molding accent wall behind the bed

This bedroom is brimming with personal touches to make your visitors feel welcome and special. DETAILS: The headboard is the button-tufted wingback headboard from Skyline Furniture. The color is Linen Grey with Pewter nail heads. The duvet is from Pottery Barn – Hadley Ruched Duvet Cover in color: Gray Mist. On the walls, the blue is Sherwin Williams Silvermist SW7621.

The bed wall which is applied molding is painted Sherwin Williams Soji White, SW 7042. The moldings are 1″ applied moldings and the pattern runs from the crown to the base. The ceiling paint is Sherwin Williams SW7029, Agreeable Gray in a flat finish. The ceiling fixture is the Rondo 8-Light Chandelier in polished nickel from Maxim Lighting.

The Mercury Canister Table Lamps are by Priviledge, Inc., set atop the Pulaski Midnight Accent Chest – 516140. The artwork is from Stylecraft Home Decor. Items: WMI1052 Oriental Blooms, JSA1073 Silver Blossom, JSA1074 Silver Blossom II. The chairs are by Rowe Furniture – Keller Chair in espresso finish with Fabric AA-1507734 Ice Blue. The rug is from Surya, M-175 “Mystique”. The room dimensions are 17’10” x 14’2″. (via Mary Cook Associates)

22. Select A Theme.

beach style bunk bedroom

Choose a theme that reflects the location of your home. For example, if your home is near the coast, consider a nautical-themed bunk room for a children’s guest bedroom. These bunk beds not only save space but the design is inspired by the ocean. The flooring is US Floors Castle Combe “Avon” engineered flooring 7.5″ x 7/5″ x 5/8″. The gray paint color is Cornforth White No.228 by Farrow & Ball. (via Design Associates Inc)

23. “Enjoy Your Journey” Theme Design.

guest bedroom with a glam farmhouse twist

This guest bedroom was transformed with a glam farmhouse twist and features a hand-painted mural. This space was designed so that guests could feel relaxed and connected with nature, at the same time luxurious and earthy. Green is calming with the perfect pure white, bringing different textures of shimmer, jute, metal, white fur rug, and white drapery making it all serene. (via Nisha Tailor Interior Design)

24. Coastal Chic Guest Room.

transitional bedroom with blue walls

This coastal-inspired guest bedroom of a home in Orlando, Florida offers a soothing color scheme. The wall paint color is Misty SW 6232 – Sherwin Williams, while the trim and ceiling color is Alabaster SW 7008 – Sherwin Williams. The area rug is from Pottery Barn. The bench is just a great find at Home Goods, while the wall art is from Z Gallerie. (via Element Home Builders)

25. Personalized Wall Art.

eclectic bedroom with a black chalk board accent wall and built-in window seat

Framed quotes on the wall of this guest bedroom create a positive and uplifting atmosphere. This bedding is to-the-trade only. Anthropologie or Pottery Barn Teen sells a similar ruffle duvet cover. The white ornate wall frames are available on Etsy @ShabbyGoesChic. The wall behind the bed is painted with black chalk paint. A cozy window nook provides a spot for reading. (via Marc-Michaels Interior Design)

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